TITLE

A New Medium Maturing, Yellowish Grain and Glutinous Foxtail Millet (Setaria italica Beauv.) Variety 'Keongkwan2'

AUTHOR(S)
Jae-Saeng Lee; Seuk-Bo Song; Jee-Yeon Ko; Koan-Sik Woo; Min-Hee Nam; Chang-Young Park; Sung-Tae Park; Jung-In Kim; Myong-Chul Seo; Do-Yeon Kwak; Tae-Wook Jung; In-Seok Oh; Byeong-Geun Oh; Ki-Young Kim
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
Korean Journal of Breeding Science;2012, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p648
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
'Keongkwan2' is a new foxtail millet variety developed from Department of Functional Crop, NICS, RDA, during the period from 2008 to 2009. This variety was developed through pure line selection method from Jinju landlace. It has a good elect type and resistance to lodging with strong culm. It is a conical in panicle shape. This variety has about 127 days growth duration from transplanting to harvesting in Miryang of Korea. It is about 128 cm in culm length and tolerant to lodging in field. In reaction to biotic stresses in field, it shows resistance to blast, bacterial leaf stripe and rice stripe virus, but susceptibility to insect pests. The 'Keongkwan2' exhibits yellowish glutinous endosperm. The milled yield performance of this variety is about 2.00 MT/ha in local adaptability test in 2009. The 'Keongkwan2' would be adaptable to southern plain area of Korea after barley cultivation.
ACCESSION #
90037678

 

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